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o that city. The alarm was communicated to Mr. Lincoln himself. He was in bed at the time in Harend, and without accident of any sort. Mr. Lincoln's nervous alarm for his personal safety didt be quieted. He communicated his fears to Mr. Lincoln to such effect, that for some time before aIn fact it was with reference to these that Mr. Lincoln was embarrassed, if he was not actually at newspaper published in Philadelphia, said: Mr. Lincoln stands to-day where he stood on the 6th of February, prior even to the inauguration of Mr. Lincoln, the Confederate Congress had passed a reso entrance from the sea was impossible. But Mr. Lincoln, and especially one member of his Cabinet, time Southerners. This same article lauded Mr. Lincoln's pacific policy, saying: Had war — not pea was eventually and deliberately adopted by Mr. Lincoln. The point with the government was to devi, and serve the changes of the times. President Lincoln did not hesitate to take immediate advan[19 more...]
on to the accomplishment of the objects by you proposed. I do not ask that place for myself. I am willing to serve you in such position as you may assign me, and I will do so as faithfully as ever subordinate served superiour. I may be on the brink of eternity; and as I hope forgiveness from my Maker, I have written this letter with sincerity towards you and from love for my country. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, George B. McClellan, Major-General Commanding. His Excellency A. Lincoln, President. The letter of McClellan was significant of a remarkable division of sentiment in the North on the conduct of the war. That division was apparent in the Federal Congress, and marked by sharp lines of party conflict. The best portion of the Democratic party recognized the true proportions and character of the war; were for according all belligerent rights to the Confederates; and strenuously insisted that its objects should be limited to the restoration of the Union. The
ke shape and fall into more regular channels, so that the necessity for strong dealing with them gradually decreases. I have every reason to desire that it should cease altogether, and far from the least is my regard for the opinions and wishes of those who, like the meeting at Albany, declare their purpose to sustain the Government in every constitutional and lawful measure to suppress the rebellion. Still I must continue to do so much as may seem to be required by the public safety. A. Lincoln. Reply of the Albany Democracy. To His Excellency Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States: Sir: Your answer, which has appeared in the public prints, to the resolutions adopted at a recent meeting in the city of Albany affirming the personal rights and liberties of the citizens of this country, has been referred to the undersigned, the committee who prepared and reported those resolutions. The subject will now receive from us some further attention, which your answer seems t